Medical Marijuana Town Hall Draws Few People

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While the legalization of medical marijuana in Nevada has gotten a great deal of publicity and comment elsewhere, the June 3 Mesquite city town hall meeting only attracted two people to testify, one in favor and one against. Local business owner … [Read more...]

Last chance for early voting

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Early Voting for the June 10, 2014 Primary Election will end today at 6 p.m.  at the Mesquite Deuce 2 Campus Library located at 150 N. Yucca Street. You may also vote at anyone of the Early Voting locations throughout the Las Vegas Metropolitan … [Read more...]

Overton Power: General manager gets raise, new contract

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Mendis Cooper, general manager of the Overton Power District, received a $3,561 raise retroactive to January 2014, as voted upon by the board of directors last week. Cooper also received a three-year contract, which will go into effect in … [Read more...]

Delaney named to council; Splash pad to be re-bid

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Cindi Delaney was unanimously approved as the newest city council member at the May 27 city council meeting. The council decid ed to appoint Delaney over 10 other candidates because she had the highest number of votes of the unsuccessful … [Read more...]

Mesquite Residents Gather to Honor Veterans

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[slideshow_deploy id='1108']At an impressive ceremony lead by mayor Al Litman, veterans were honored on Memorial Day at Veteran’s Memorial Park. Speakers included state assemblyman Cresent Hardy who told the large crowd, “Why is it important to … [Read more...]

Litman ready for new role as mayor

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Allan Litman was appointed mayor of Mesquite last week, filling the seat vacated when Mark Weir resigned his post after moving to St. George. Originally from Duluth, Minn., Litman moved to Mesquite in 2004 after living in Los Angeles and Hawaii. He … [Read more...]

Memorial Day services held Monday

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Memorial Day services will be held Monday, May 27 at 7:45 a.m. at Veterans Park, across from Smith’s on Hillside Drive. Duration of the program will be about 45 minutes. Seating will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their own … [Read more...]

City makes final changes to 2015 budget

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The Mesquite city council held a special meeting on May 20 to make final changes to the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015.  The final budget approval will come at the regular council meeting on May 27. The proposed budget of over $18,000,000 … [Read more...]

VVWD Board Approves Water Sale To SNWA

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Selling irrigation water shares to the Southern Nevada Water Authority and setting higher rates for those shares was a controversial decision at the special meeting on May 15 of the Virgin Valley Water District. The meeting started with board … [Read more...]

Water District Settles Suit And Adopts Budget

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In a special board meeting on May 15 the Virgin Valley Water District took several actions from adopting a budget to settling with the last defendants in the civil suit filed by the district in 2011. The settlement agreement with Michael Johnson … [Read more...]